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Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 11:00pm EDT
a look at what happened in louisiana yesterday. a sinkhole swallowed trees and drained the water right out of the bayou. jazeera america. >> i'm kim bondy, growing up in news the interesting thing will be >>> and take a look at what [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. content while setting new standards in journalism. >> a new voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across how much weight that gets in happened in louisiana yesterday. how much weight that gets in happened in louisiana yesterday. >>> now we tourn a school shooting near atlanta. authorities have released the tape of a 911 call made during the shooting on tuesday. on the tape a school bookkeeper talks to the man accused of opening fire. you can hear her giving the operator
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2013 2:00am PDT
on cairo protests. a hostage standoff at a louisiana bank ends in gunfire just hours ago. >>> billionaire carl icahn shakes up the apple cart with a huge buy. >>> plus, jesse jackson jr. is sentenced to prison today. and everybody loves a winner. we'll show you 16 of them. >>> good morning. we begin with breaking developments overnight in what's already been a bloody day in egypt. this morning, egyptian forces moved in to try to clear camps held by supporters of ousted president mohamed morsis. dozens have been killed and thousands injured. we're live in cairo. good morning, ayman. >> reporter: we know that the option began this morning and two major squares here in the capital cairo. one of those squares has been cleared out, firmly in the control of egyptian security forces. tanks and armored personal carriers have been deployed in another part of cairo the major sit-in is ongoing. security officials have been killed. we also understand that according to members of the muslim brotherhood and their supporters up to 150 protesters have been killed. in the coming hours we'll get more infor
CNN
Aug 14, 2013 2:00am PDT
.m. in the east. we're going to begin with a tense 12-hour standoff at a bank in louisiana. it is now over, and this morning with the hostage-taker dead and two of the hostages shot. it happened in st. joseph, that's near louisiana's northeast border near mississippi. alina, what you can tell us? >> reporter: zoraida, this is still a very active scene. we're going to zoom into the bank so you can see the police remain here. investigators continue to comb the bank for vefd. now louisiana state police have identified the alleged hostage-taker as 20-year-old fuaed abdo ahmed. authorities say ahmed walked into this tensas state bank with a gun and took three employees hostage-over the course of 12 you hours, ahmed made several demands, even leased a female hostage. just before midnight, local time, a s.w.a.t. team stormed the bank because the gunman, according to police, threatened to kill the hostages. ahmed was shot dead. police say he shot dead both hostages before he was killed. the man and women were taken to separate hospitals in the area. at last check, according to police, they are lis
CNN
Aug 14, 2013 1:00am PDT
playing out in a bank in louisiana. bring you the latest on that in a few minutes. >>> first, though, late new word on the intercepted al qaeda messages that sparked the closings of 19 embassies around the world. a source telling cnn's barbara starr that u.s. code breakers recognized a number of specific words that he believe signaled the potentially imminent attack. three intercepts got their attention. the first was from nasir al wuhayshi. the leader of the al qaeda in the arabian peninsula group. the second said to be a response from al qaeda leader ayman al zawahiri. a u.s. official declined to discuss specific code words, but told cnn "there was a sense of imminence, a sense of the overall area at risk and the known actors." there was this, officials said, of great concern. we also now know in addition to the embassy closings, u.s. drones launched a series of attacks on al qaeda, including one over the weekend in yemen, which abc news is reporting killed four suspected al qaeda operatives associated with the embassy closings. u.s. officials are not commenting on that. fran townsend jo
MSNBC
Aug 1, 2013 1:00am PDT
, just ask east baton rouge, louisiana, officials there still haven't adjusted to a supreme court ruling from 10 years ago. over the last two years, sheriff's deputies have arrested a dozen men for flirting with the intention to have sex. the men did not break any other laws. seriously, no law broken. they were arrested and charged under a law that was found to be unconstitutional by the supreme court over a decade ago. the sheriff says he will expunge the men's records and waive the fee to do so. councilmembers said they would take a look at such a proposal. but there are already laws in place to protect gay people. you mean like the 10-year-old supreme court rule something that doesn't seem like enough here. it is truly exciting as of midnight there will be two more states that let gay people get married, we will still have a patchwork system in this country where rights are not dolled out equally, but then again, 13 states, that's all we had when we, the united states first became a country. can you do a lot with just 13 states. joining us now is pennsylvania state representative bria
CBS
Jul 31, 2013 5:30pm PDT
resent what is he calls "the camper" this 30-foot r.v. in a lake charles, louisiana, parking lot which the set rance administration uses as a clinic. it has one primary care doctor but no specialists. what do you think about when you see-the-r.v.? >> i think it's pretty pathetic. because you have guys that live here and have fought for their country, did everything that was asked of them and they come back and they get mean? a mobile home? >> reporter: santiny needs specialty care for the brain injuries he suffered in an i.e.d. explosion. but those v.a. doctors are either a 90-minute drive away in alexandria, louisiana, or three hours away in houston, texas. the v.a. asked congress for funds to replace the r.v. with this full-service clinic, but the money was blocked. >> the veterans are being put on the back burner for lack of a better term, for political reasons. >> reporter: the lake charles clinic is one of 27 v.a. facilities nationwide that congress has put on hold because of a disagreement over accounting. typically, the v.a. rents clinic space from developers and congress pays t
FOX News
Aug 15, 2013 12:00pm PDT
folks should just go home. that's a lesson one guy in louisiana is learning the hard way after he wound up playing cowboy in the parking lot. serious trouble now. >> shepard: this is it before we wrap things up. this guy in louisiana is in trouble with the law after a little stunt he pulled after a night out drinking. according to the police he hopped on a horse and rode the thing into the bar. the bartender got the horse and him out of there somehow. this is louisiana. so he reportedly tried to ride back in. this time without so much success. witnesses say the guy then rode around the parking lot, lassoed a customer and dragged the guy around like a john wayne character. fortunately the victim escaped with only some road rash. the suspect is facing charges of battery, intimidation, disturbing the peace, and being a tiger fan. yeehaw! he has a better day than the dow still. the dow is off 225 at the moment. headed for the worst one-day session in eight weeks. cavuto starting now. >> neil: i think this is what they call bad optics. this is -- thought it would be a good idea to dress ever
NBC
Aug 17, 2013 6:00am PDT
. we could end up with six to eight inches in parts of louisiana as we go into the next 48 hours. certainly an area we will be watching. erica and thomas? >> thanks, we'll have more of the forecast in a bit. >>> we are learning more about the events of the day leading up to the day hannah anderson disappeared and how she was discovered. she is with family a week after being rescued from the wilderness. we have two reports. we begin with joe in california. >> reporter: as hannah anderson reconnects with friends and family, we are learning more about the investigation of her disappearance and murder of her mother and brother. ammunition and letters from hannah were found in james dimaggio's home. it's not clear what was said in the letters. court documents show they made 13 phone calls to each other before both of their phones were turned off the day investigators say hannah was kidnapped. the sheriff is revealing details about what happened when fbi agents confronted the suspect in idaho. >> he had a rifle. fired one round. lowered the rifle to shoulder height, fired one more roun
MSNBC
Aug 15, 2013 1:00am PDT
, north dakota, was tasked with the de-commissioned nuclear weapons down to their base in louisiana. the missiles were not supposed to be shipped with their live nuclear war heads, the war head part was supposed to be taken have you the missiles and replaced with dummy weight for balance. but in august, 2007, instead of picking up the missiles with the dummy weights on them, the minot crew did not see what they were supposed to be doing. they didn't follow the procedures they were supposed to be following. and oh, yes, accidentally, without meaning to, without knowing that they had done it, they loaded onto that louisiana-bound air force bomber six missiles tipped with live nuclear war heads. half a dozen nuclear war heads, each with roughly the capacity to cause hiroshima times ten were sent up into the air on a cross-country domestic american flight without anybody knowing they were there. happily the plane had no trouble in flight. and because nobody knew to worry about the -- you know, beast, it just seemed like a normal flight, that b-52 and the six live missiles sat unguarded
ABC
Aug 14, 2013 4:00am PDT
was killed. >>> breaking news overnight from louisiana, where a hostage standoff inside a bank has ended in deadly gunfire. authorities say the gunman shot two hostages before he was killed by police. one of the hostages has since died. the other is in critical condition. the ordeal began around noon yesterday. and negotiations had continued through the night. but police moved in once the gunman said he was going to kill his captives. >>> nature's punishing fury is battering the country in the east and the west, unleashing dangerous flash floods and destructive fires. >> as the east coast dries out from a sopping wet storm, wildfires, blazing through nearly a dozen western states. one fire destroyed a dozen homes in utah, forced hundreds of evacuations. and now, it's creeping up on a resort area, filled with luxury homes. a lightning strike is being blamed for the destructive fire that has already scorched more than 4,000 acres. at times, moving as fast as 80 feet per minute. the flames shot up the side of the mountain in summit county, utah, creating giant funnel clouds of smoke. this h
KRON
Aug 14, 2013 6:00am PDT
to the new one. >>james:a hostage situation in rural louisiana lasts nearly twelve hours before police were forced to end it. two hostages were shot as police stormed a bank in northeastern louisiana. they had set a midnight deadline after they say negotiations were no longer possible. authorities say the suspect, 20-year-old fuaed abdo ahmed, never intended to rob the bank -- rather, he was trying to make a statement. one hostage was released last night, but hours later, ahmed shot two of them. one of the hostages died. police shot and killed ahmed. a bus driver is speaking out after being shot by a passenger in seattle. 64-year-old deloy dupuis says he feels good to be alive. this is just a day after he was shot in the cheek and arm. here's video of the scene. police chased and fatally shot the gunman after he ran onto another bus. police say the gunfire began after dupuis asked three people to pay the bus fare. two of the passengers paid, and the third shot the driver twice before running away. >>james:a u-s -based rail company whose runaway oil train caused a fire and explosion that kil
CNN
Aug 22, 2013 9:00am EDT
of louisiana republicans are pointing the finger at, wait for it, president obama. >>> and, 32 days, 18 accusers and one very pitiful fall from office. san diego mayor bob filner strikes a deal. "newsroom" is back after a break. ♪ ♪ he's a 20-year-straight, get to work on time ♪ ♪ ♪ he's loved one woman for all his life ♪ ♪ ♪ everybody knows he ain't just tough ♪ ♪ he's strong [ male announcer ] the all-new 2014 chevy silverado. strong for all the roads ahead. [ male announcer ] a family that vacations together, sunscreens together. find a hilton everywhere you want to go with rates as low as $109 per night. book now at hilton.com/getaway. . it is clear this morning that hannah anderson does not want to be seen as a victim. the teenager kidnapped by a family friend who murdered her mother and brother decided to go public on nbc's "today" show anderson said she's not a victim, she's a survivor and talked publicly about ethan and her mom for the very first time. >> he had a really big heart and she was strong hearted and very tough. she knew how to handle things. >> ha
NBC
Aug 14, 2013 6:00am PDT
. joseph, louisiana. police telling us a gunman shot two bank employees when officers stormed into that bank. one of the employees is reported dead. the condition of the or within is unknown. a third hostage was released late last night. police shot and kill the gunman who has been identified as 20-year-old fuaded abdo ahmed. police say ahmed was mentally unstable and written a letter in advance, detailing what he was doing, what he was going to do, what he would do in the attack. police say he had a full duffel bag of items he was going to use to torture his hostages. investigators also telling us he was not trying to rob that bank and that there's no indication he had any history with any of those bank employees. >>> today we could learn the identity of a woman killed during a construction accident at san jose city college. the woman was hit by a front loader walking on a sidewalk by the cop instruction project yesterday. investigators say the massive vehicle was backing up to move a load of dirt went it hit her. preston pipeline, the company on the job, says the driver has
ABC
Aug 23, 2013 2:35am EDT
support itself. >> these dramatic images only the beginning of what could be in store in a louisiana bayou. what caused it? why it is not as uncommon as you might think. and later -- >> it's scary to think sthat soe one would try to sell something that has no gran of truth. >> a woman's hard earned weight loss used to sell get thin quick products without her approval. her campaign to take her image back. it's friday, august 23rd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good friday morning, everybody. tgif. look who's here. reena ninan filling in for diana. >> last time i was here you serenaded me with a song, cinco de mayo. >> no tequila, no guitars. good you are back. have a lot of fun. serious stuff to got to. syrian government right now offering a new explanation of the chemical attack that may have killed up to 1,000 people. deputy prime minister blaming foreign militants. >> he claims the attack had backing of israel and supporters in the west. the u.n. urging the syrian government to allow inspectors to investigate the alleged use of chemical weapon. here's abc's m
CNN
Aug 14, 2013 6:00am PDT
and the plane was en route from louisville, kentucky. >>> central louisiana where two hostages remain in critical condition after police stormed the bank where they had been held hostage for 12 hours. captor was killed in the police raid but only after they shot the man and woman. police say the suspect was a paranoid schizophrenic. >>> to wall street, big news out of europe. the recession is over. for a look at how it will affect trading here in the united states. let's head to the new york stock exchange as the bell rings and check in with alison kosik. good morning, alison. >> it's not affecting trading. after two years of no growth, the euro zone is now showing growth and the market is taking it. but it is good news. the recession is over in europe. you look at the growth, though. not super strong but growth nonetheless. keep in mind, europe is one of our biggest trading partners. you look at the companies feeling the pinch of the recession. ford has been losing money in europe. mcdonald's recently said it has been struggling in europe. same with caterpillar, the equipment maker.
NBC
Aug 14, 2013 4:00am PDT
louisiana. during negotiations, officials saying the 20 year old said he was going to kill the hostages, that's when police stormed the building. ahmed's family owns a store across the street. ahmed took three bank employees hostage tuesday afternoon. >>> hopeful news for a teen in dire need of a heart transplant. it has made 15-year-old anthony stokes a candidate for a donor heart. anthony was initially denied a spot on a transplant list because of what they called noncompliance. his mother believes he was being punished for having poor grades and a run-in with the law. >>> san diego mayor bob filner is vowing to fight amid sexual harassment claims. in a written statement responding to the demands for a recall, he touted the city's progress during his term. filner just returned from a two-week stint in therapy. now he's facing more problems. political reports the locks in his office have been changed. and four san diego hooters restaurants are boycotting filner, saying he will not be served. more than a dozen women are accusing the san diego mayor of sexual harassment. >>> new york may
NBC
Aug 14, 2013 4:30am PDT
end to a tense 12-hour stand-off in louisiana. just before midnight, police stormed the bank where an armed gunman holding three employees hostage. the suspect reportedly shot two of the hostages. officers then shot and killed the gunman. this morning, we are learning one hostage has died. the condition of the or hostage is unknown today. a third was not hurt. officials say they fond a book on hostage negotiations at the suspect's apartment. they say the man believed a device implanted inside of his brain and the situation was a planned attack. >>> 4:46. the southern california teenager at center of the nationwide amber alert is opening up about the horrifying ordeal on social media. 16-year-old hannah anderson is now answering questions on the teen website ask.fm. anderson called her captor a psycho and wrote about fearing for her life if she tried to escape. when asked what she did when she learned her mother and brother were killed, hannah replied, quote, cried all night. hannah was rescued saturday from the idaho wilderness. her alleged captor james dimaggio shot and killed by
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2013 2:30am PDT
with breaking news from louisiana where a hostage situation turned deadly at the bank in the town of st. joseph's. police say gunman killed one person and shot another before a member of the s.w.a.t. team shot him after the 12-hour siege. the 20-year-old took three hostages just after noon yesterday. he released one after nine ho s hours. police spokesman said that the gunman was a paranoid schizophrenic and had planned to do harm. >>> we're following new clashes overnight in egypt. the muslim brotherhood are claiming that dozens of its brothers are dead. they fired tear gas at the crowds to break up a sit-in that was supporting former president mohamed morsi who was removed from power last month. ayman joins us from cairo. what's the latest? >> reporter: good morning, brian. the operations as we understand it is still ongoing. it became after 6:30 a.m. here in the capital of cairo. one of those has been completely cleared out and now completely under the control of egyptian police and the military. the other one is still ongoing and that seems to be the area where the flash point continues. n
CNN
Aug 14, 2013 3:00am PDT
in a louisiana bank that ended in gunfire. the 0-year-old suspect opened fire on his hostages when officers entered the building. alina machado, good morning, what do we understand about the situation? >> reporter: good morning, chris. this remains an active scene. we've been seeing investigators coming and going from this bank all night combing through the evidence. louisiana state police have identified the alleged hostagetaker at 20-year-old fuwad abdu akmed. over the course of 20 hours he made several demands and released a female hostage but just before midnight local time something changed, the s.w.a.t. team stormed the bank because the gunman according to police this threatened to kill the hostages. now, akmed was shot dead. police say he shot both hostages before he was killed. those two hostages were taken to area hospitals where at least check they were listed in critical condition. >> alina supposedly one of the changes in the situation was that the suspect made known what he wanted. do we know what that was, what the agenda was here, if not money? >> reporter: we don't know exac
CNN
Aug 14, 2013 1:00pm PDT
, with 10 million tuning in for the finale. their hometown is west monroe, louisiana. >> the show is a very effective sitcom. they managed to create a patina of authenticity around a show that i see very carefully shaped into a very familiar format. >> unlike the clampetts are they not only real people, but they still live in their hometown. one official tour invites people to duck into the city of monroe and follow the beards. the famously enkempt facial hair, i even felt bare when i met willie robertson this year. luckily the show is so popular, there's an app. for that. there is a dark side to this bayou business. many in hollywood's more traditional scripted tv comedies and drama see "duck dynasty" as a threat and an example of how tv entertainment is being dumbed down to the lowe common denominator. >> what we're seeing is there are all kinds of viewers watching some of these shows for different reasons. some watch them because they relate to the characters, and some people watch it to feel superior to the characters. the truth is for a & e's purposes, it doesn't matter why they watch,
CNN
Aug 14, 2013 7:00pm PDT
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CNN
Aug 15, 2013 1:00am PDT
and bloody ending to a hostage standoff at a bank in louisiana that we talked about last night. details on what happened ahead. ( bell rings ) they remind me so much of my grandkids. wish i saw mine more often, but they live so far away. i've been thinking about moving in with my daughter and her family. it's been pretty tough since jack passed away. it's a good thing you had life insurance through the colonial penn program. you're right. it was affordable, and we were guaranteed acceptance. guaranteed acceptance? it means you can't be turned down because of your health. you don't have to take a physical or answer any health questions. they don't care about your aches and pains. well, how do you know? did you speak to alex trebek? because i have a policy myself. it costs just $9.95 a month per unit. it's perfect for my budget. my rate will never go up. and my coverage will never go down because of my age. affordable coverage and guaranteed acceptance? we should give them a call. do you want to help protect your loved ones from the burden of final expenses? if you're between 50 and 85, y
CNN
Aug 16, 2013 2:00am PDT
sboog florida and into georgia. as we get through saturday, we see it spread back to louisiana and mississippi. notice toward the mid-atlantic, the moisture and chance for showers, nothing like the south. either way, the clouds are moving in. heavy rain toward texas. still raining in the southeast. we are talking about the combination bringing eight inches of rain that have been soaked. >> the rain is really stuck there in the southeast. >> this unbelievable amount of rain. this summer, we have seen way over, 10 to 15 inches over. >> how many inches of rain have they seen? >> every place is different but some ten to 15. >> thank you. >>> kind of good news/bad news. it's a deal for the believers convinced we are not alone on the universe. do you believe this? >> yeah. >> the cia is officially acknowledging the existence of super secret area 51. the documents include a map of the location in the nevada desert. would you go, berman? >> mm-hmm. >> you would? >> mm-hmm. >> they said it's a testing sight for surveillance during the cold war. >> you believe that? >> i do. >> if they a
FOX News
Aug 2, 2013 2:00am PDT
across many of the areas and across parts of texas and louisiana we are talking extreme heat. a number of heat advisories in effect out here. we are talking actual temperatures making it into the triple digits you factor in the humidity it will feel like 105 to 110 degrees. southwestern parts of arkansas northwestern louisiana and eastern sections of texas. take a look at the forecast the extended forecast for the city of dallas. it will remain in triple digits. other areas of the country warming up as well new york city back in the middle 80s. yesterday only in the 70s. back to summer. >> 80 is not too bad. >> check out the viral video. this hungry bear starts out dumpster diving. then he decides he would like his meal on the go. easily dragging the 500 pound dumpster. it's the second time in the past week he has taken the dumpster from the back of the restaurant. >> he is just dragging it away. that brings us to our brew on this on the day. favorite viral videos of the week. here is a recap. >> he hit 5 home runs in a row. sign him up. >> exactly. sign that kid up. >> finally this wo
CNN
Aug 26, 2013 3:00am PDT
to make a coalition. >>> now to a horrifying scene in louisiana. an 8-year-old boy accused of shooting and killing his 87-year-old caregiver after reportedly playing a video game. the case is renewing a fierce debate as to whether the violent games are to claim. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this case really has the potential to steer up a couple of debates, the gun debate as well as how media and particularly video games really effect children. a neighborhood is stunned after investigators say an 8 year old shot and killed his 87-year-old caregiver maurice mothers. >> it is a shock to me as much as everything else. >> reporter: the little boy told sheriff's deputies it was an accident. the sheriff's department said their evidence has led investigators to believe the 8-year-old juvenile intention mrs. smothers in the back of the head as she sat in her living room watching television. the boy was playing the popular video game grand theft auto 4. >> playing during the shooting and still on the television when police arrived cannot be overlooked. can you say it caused him to s
CSPAN
Jul 31, 2013 8:00pm EDT
and a grand lady from louisiana, lindy boggs. she was a pioneer. she served the second congressional district following the death of her husband who was then the majority leader of the house. husband, h lambings e boggs. she was the first woman to represent the state of louisiana in congress and founder of the congresswoman's caucus. mr. scalise: in tribute to her service as a pioneer for women, the congressional women's reading room is rightfully named in her honor down the hall. she was the first woman and only louisiana ambassador to the holy see in the tenure of pope john paul ii. lindy effortlessly balanced her role as a respected leader and loving mother. she loved her city of new orleans, in fact, lived on bourbon street for many of her later years in new orleans. she loved her beloved tulane university and in fact, just recently, she and her daughter cokie participated in a benefit for tulane university in new orleans. she's somebody who will be dearly missed and somebody who we are honored to have, to be able to call a former colleague of ours here in the house. with that, i yield ba
ABC
Aug 23, 2013 1:40am PDT
into a sinkhole beneath a louisiana bayou. water rushing down beneath the trees like a drain. >> makes you wonder how does something like this happen and could it happen near you? abc's matt gutman went in search of answers. >> they're moving. they're moving, john. >> reporter: this is not an optical illusion. a standard tree, seemingly, melting into the swamp in bayou corridor, louisiana, being swallowed into a massive sinkhole, sucking everything down with it. watch the trees again -- dipping slowly at first then quickly vanishing into the hole. scientists say more than a football field deep. the sinkhole near an old salt line. workers using water to dissolve and pump out the salt. eye vently they pumped out enough to give the ground way. and the earth moves into the cavern causing ever growing sinkholes above. >> it will continue to grow where it finds a point where it can support itself. >> reporter: the sinkhole appeared a year ago. 150 household were evacuated. now the state is suing the company that mined the salt. but sink holes are common. and often occur naturally. this one in downtown
FOX Business
Aug 20, 2013 1:00pm EDT
reports of a fire at its nat-gas petroleum terminal in harvey, louisiana. there had been report of an explosion. the company is says it is a fire. that is strange distinction. local media say one person is hurt. kinder morgan shares are steady on the news. let's get back to the markets with our own lauren simonetti who is watching some retail winners. lauren. >> dennis, let's talk about tjx. the parent of t.j. maxx and marshals. they posted earnings growth for more than two years. this is where the budget shopper is going. on the other hand, urban outfitters this, is the best performing stock in the s&p 500 today. it is popular teen retailer. trendy with an throw apology. they're doing what so few retailers actually do. they offer fewer discounts and get traffic into the stores. urban is a winner. a lot of analysts like the stock. we have to talk about the leadser, dick's sporting goods. it is down 27% at 47.20. they post ad profit of $84 million but lowered their full year's earnings estimates. when we talk about retail, we talk about weather a lot. dick's sporting goods, blami
CBS
Aug 14, 2013 7:00am PDT
this morning." >>> a deadly end overnight to a standoff in louisiana. police say a mentally unstable man took three people hostage in the small river town of st. joseph. now, a look at the violent end to the siege. [ sirens ] >> reporter: the deadly standoff began around noon tuesday. when authorities say a gunman armed with a rifle and handgun, took three people hostage at this st. joseph's bank in rural northeast louisiana. >> we still been able to talk to him. they've asked for some food and provisions. >> reporter: law enforcement agencies were called in to assist with negotiations that dragged on for nearly 12 hours. but officials pledged to do whatever was necessary. >> the teams we have can be in place for a long period. we're going to be here as long as it takes. >> reporter: a female hostage was released later in the day. but police tell cbs news that around midnight s.w.a.t. teams were forced to kill the gunman after he shot the two remaining victims. apparently because his demands weren't met. >> fuad abdo ahmed was the perpetrator's name. he is deceased at the
FOX News
Aug 14, 2013 3:00am PDT
: a fox news alert and the alert is that it's dark outside as well as this, a hostage at a louisiana bank over. the gunman had been killed. >> kidnapped teen hannah anderson breaking her silence on-line how she says abductor james dimaggio tricked her. >>brian: dad, does this look familiar? the concert your kids are dying to go to. what's the experience like for you, because you don't want them to go alone? we have got the pictures of what parents have to go through to keep their kids happy and safe. "fox & friends" starts now. ♪ >> you're watching "fox & friends." >> what was the hiccup for? >>gretchen: i guess they thought i had a night on the town before. maybe you did because you're back. >>brian: i'm back from vacation and we're in a temporary studio. we can see people outside for the first time since 1974. >>gretchen: two people. >>brian: all these people saying why am i up, but here we go. huge three-hour show still on this couch which is a little bit low. i feel like this is children's furniture. >>gretchen: i like this sofa. my legs finally reach the bottom after seven years. >
CNN
Aug 14, 2013 10:00pm PDT
and bloody ending to a hostage standoff in louisiana that we talked about last night. details on what happened ahead. at a dry cleaner, we replaced people with a machine. what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. the most free research reports, customizable charts, powerful screening tools, and guaranteed 1-second trades. and at the center of it all is a surprisingly low price -- just $7.95. in fact, fidelity gives you lower trade commissions than schwab, td ameritrade, and etrade. i'm monica santiago of fidelity investments, and low fees and commissions are another reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. now get 200 free trades when you open an account. help the gulf when we made recover and learn the gulf, bp from what happened so we could be a better, safer energy company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitori
CNN
Aug 15, 2013 10:00am PDT
to get the nutrition you need. brand power. helping you buy better. >>> more sad news out of louisiana. another bank worker who had been held hostage has died we've learned. a 20-year-old man took three bank employees hostage in the rural town of st. joseph on tuesday. he eventually released one woman. after hours of drama, a s.w.a.t. team stormed the bank killing the gunman. they say two of the hostages were shot by the gunman. louisiana state police also tell cnn the suspect had items to torture the hostages. >>> well, this next story is just really hard to believe. it is any patient's worst nightmare. imagine a doctor falsely diagnosing you or your loved ones with cancer and then administering chemotherapy on purpose. yet the fact is you don't need them. those are the charges against a michigan doctor being held on a $9 million bond. >> reporter: 25-year-old dustin recently dropped out of college after being diagnosed with stage four colon cancer. >> i've never been so tired. just exhausted. >> reporter: he was referred to dr. fa rrksz id fata. he began administering aggressive trea
ABC
Aug 5, 2013 3:00am PDT
? >> jesse! jesse! >> legend holds a man eating monster stalks the waters of louisiana's bayou. to learn more, a shrimp boat crew joined a team from louisiana state university to track a vicious species of freshwater shark. >> i've been shot. i've been stabbed. i've been run over. but i have never been scared like i am right now to get in this water. >> that's blimp, a shrimper who fished the water all his life. plunging into the depths of danger below. >> within no time. blimp is surrounded. >> i got to be crazy. >> something strange happens. all of the sharks around the cage flee. an even larger predator emerges from the depths. >> i see one coming up. a nice one. the biggest one yet. >> using new cameras including a robotic shark-cam. >> let's go! >> discovery channel follows the legend. not just underwater. but through the tales of the storied bayous. >> that's what they're calling it down here. the voodoo shark. >> linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> sharks weren't scary enough. now we have a voodoo shark. doubly scary. >> creepy. >> celebrating shark week. little quiz. tai, play along.
CBS
Aug 14, 2013 5:00am PDT
. >>> new this morning a hostage and gunman are both dead after a 12-hour standoff in rural louisiana. police officers s.w.a.t. team and bomb squad members surrounded this bank in a small town of st. joseph. authorities say the 20-year-old gunman was schizophrenic and negotiations were no longer possible when they moved in around midnight. >> he had voices in his head. one of the demands was he wanted this device removed. his indication was that he was through, he was going to kill a hostage. >> authorities shot and killed the gunman but not before he shot both hostages. one of the victims is dead and the second hostage was taken to the hospital in critical condition. >>> a final decision on the opening of the new span of the bay bridge is expected in the next 49 hours but steps are already being made to get the bridge ready for a possible september deadline. caltrans actually turned the lights on last night and kpix 5 reporter anne makovec gives us a look into the progress under way. some good news perhaps, right, anne? >> reporter: yeah. we are waiting for that news. it's going to c
MSNBC
Aug 22, 2013 9:00am PDT
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PBS
Aug 13, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. alabama or louisiana, not so much. >> students were learning different things in florida, from what they were learning in new york city, from what they were learning in nebraska, and even what they were learning in each school in new york city. >> reporter: to clear up the confusion, some governors and state superintendents developed a common set of standards which states could choose to adopt or not. from the beginning, the obama administration pushed the states to adopt them. >> we laid out a few key criteria and said, "if you meet these tests, we'll reward you by helping you reform your schools." >> reporter: the reward was significant: hundreds of millions of dollars to states that pledged to do what washington wanted. states competed for a share of the $4.35 billion in what washington calls "race to the top." >> governor were nervous. ( laughs ) >> reporter: 46 states and the district of columbia presented ambitious plans. >> oh, we believe louisiana is one of the top candidates for this. i mean, we have such exciting reform going on. >> reporter: only a handful of states have
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 12:00am EDT
. the state of louisiana has the highest incarceration rate in the entire country. twice the u.s. average. 38,000 people come through opp every year. according to federal investigators 40 inmates have died here since 2006. 25 prisoners hospitalized every month. jail had 698 prisoner assaults is last year including 32 stabbings. this photo shows a resent stabbing at the jail. they issued a statement of super official cuts. in this crowded dorm full of two guards are on duty. now, who watches the inmates while you've been here from way u up there? horror story here are documented in federal lawsuits. tk*u rel reshard a low level drug offender who was just released was sexually assaulted at opp. >> this was another inmate. he woke me up early in morning and told me to get in the shower and saying that i was -- you have to do this. i was forced to get up and get in the shower. after i get in the shower i notice that he has a shank and he takes it and he places it by the entrance of the shower as if i didn't come fly of what he was saying. >> reporter: rashard is 100 former prisoners who testified
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 1:00am EDT
-some years. in louisiana they hold a record for guys how many -- >> what do you say to that? well, i don't believe in extended the solitary confinement, either. my point is that's not the situation in california. >> the harsher cases -- >> in the way in some of the country. >> i haven't seen that physically myself. i u would say that solitary is torture. i don't know for a fact that's what's happening in america. >> we have some -- >> take me, making somebody live in a small confines of a space that isn't larger than a car parking space or small bathroom, that's torture. try it for 12 years. >> we have coming in from our viewers -- go ahead. >> the individuals locked in those cells at pelican bay allowed interaction with other people would create a murder rate for can killing themselves they can kill other people. people. >> go ahead, delores. >> if i can say something really quick. what is the most resent example, mr. aguillar spent 17 years in solitary confinement in the pelican bay state prison and he qualified for release under prop 36. they were asking to show them why they have had
FOX Business
Aug 15, 2013 7:00pm EDT
shots in bobby jindal, the governor of louisiana and they say that this shouldn't be a debate in society, most republicans think that the gop should be more libertarian in their views. he also said that he didn't come here to say it is the stupid party. a reference to some that happened last year during the 2012 election. by the way, just about everybody here said that they will write it off. lou: i have to say it is striking. such a straight up an old firm position like that. it has not been the nature of the decision-making elites over in my words in the last seven years. >> well, he thought that it waa time for the republican party to stop the esoteric worry about the nsa surveillance and he was asking if he had made a specific reference to rand paul and others. he had kind of a libertarian approach to it. the united states need to defend herself, and now lou: are we to take the silence is affirmation that they have moved beyond stupidity? >> not in the slightest. there are some conservative two parties that are pushing hard for strong reforms to the gop. it is time for them to modera
NBC
Aug 15, 2013 5:30pm PDT
nuclear plant on the mississippi river in louisiana. barbed wire fencing, roaming s.w.a.t. teams, double-sealed doors and hardened concrete protect the nuclear core and the pool that holds spent fuel rods. but because the nation's plants are at least 30 years old, often with communities nearby, experts say hardening them to 20 century standards would be both costly and challenging. nationwide, 65 of 100 working reactors sit within close proximity to population centers, one in three americans lives within 50 miles of a nuclear reactor, including new york, boston, philly, charlotte, chicago, miami, baton rouge, and san diego. 50 miles is considered the potential contamination zone. today the nuclear regulatory commission insisted it has strengthened security requirements for commercial nuclear power plants and remains confident that these important facilities are adequately protected. while reactors may remain a target, any new security requirements are now highly unlikely. tom costello, nbc news, washington. >>> the stock market got pummeled today, the worst day's drop in eight weeks, tri
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